42ndAnnual Houston Fishing Show

Where: George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas (Located in downtown Houston) Exhibit Hall A, Houston Texas, 77010, 713-853-8000 View Map
When: Starts Wed, March 8 and lasts 5 days through Sunday, March 12, 2017
Hours: Wednesday through Friday 12:00 noon to 9:00 p.m.
  Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Admission: Adults - $9.00 Children (6-12) - $2.00

Types of Exhibits
Exhibitor Information
General Information
Press Release
Seminar Schedule
Past Show Photos
Map to George R. Brown


Exhibit Space: With over 200,000 square feet of space available, the 42nd annual event will be the largest consumer fishing show in the nation. 2017 Fishing Show Booth Map
Show Theme: The emphasis will be on fishing tackle and fishing boats with all facets of the world of fishing fully explored through displays, clinics and movies.
Special Attractions: Continuous clinics by Fishing Experts
"How To" Kid Clinics with prizes on Saturday and Sunday.

Types of Exhibits

Fishing Equipment: The latest in all types of fishing equipment from manufacturers around the world displayed and demonstrated.
Boats: Skinny Water Bay Boats completely rigged with all the electronic gear and equipment that have made these boats famous will be displayed. Blue water rigs equipped to tackle the Gulf fishing waters and smaller bay rigs play an important part of the boating display. A large number of kayaks will also be presented.
Guides: Guides for both fresh water and salt water will be present in large numbers from all over the world.
Vacation: National resort areas including exhibits from regional resort areas, marinas, fishing camps and seashore will have experts available to help the Southern fisherman plan his vacation
Seminars: Seminars will be conducted on the subject of fishing.  These “clinics” will be staffed with experts in each particular field of interest. Bay, bass, offshore and fly fishing are just some of the topics. Click Here for Seminar Schedule

2017 Exhibitor Information

  Sunday, March 05, 2017 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  Monday, March 06, 2017 8:00 a.m.  -  12:00 noon
  Monday, March 06 2017 12:00 noon  -  7:00 p.m.
(can drive on floor)
  Tuesday, March 07, 2017 8:00 a.m.    -  7:00 p.m.
Can drive on floor if possible
Move Out: Begins 6:15 p.m. Sunday, March 12, 2017
10X10 booths need to be completed on Sunday.
  BOAT DEALERS ONLY must be completed no later than 12:00 noon, Monday, March 13, 2017

General Information

Fact Sheet 2017 Printer Friendly Fact Sheet
Booth Map 2017 Fishing Show Booth Map
Decorator: Freeman Decorating Co. of Houston, 713-433-2400, FAX 713-433-9441, 13101 Almeda Rd., Houston, TX 77045, will handle show decorations.
Freight: Freeman Decorating Co. of Houston, 713-433-2400, FAX 713-433-9441, 13101 Almeda Rd., Houston, TX 77045, will handle all freight for the show.  Mark exhibits: “Fishing Show-George R. Brown”.
Electrician: Smart City Networks, 713-853-8900 or 800-333-4324, FAX 713-853-8901, 3720 Howard Hughes Parkway, Las Vegas, NV  89109, will handle all electrical needs for the show.

For Hotel Accommodations:
Westin Houston Downtown
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